Adrian McDougall

Category: Directors


Adrian is the founder and Artistic Director of Blackeyed Theatre. He grew up in Berkshire, studying modern languages at Southampton University, going on to work in marketing and PR, before becoming a theatre producer in 2004.

Since Blackeyed Theatre’s very first production, Effie’s Burning, he has produced 19 national tours, including the world premiere of Steven Berkoff’s Oedipus and a brand new stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. As a director, his credits include – for Blackeyed Theatre – the world premiere of The Beekeeper and national tours of Oh What A Lovely War, Teechers and Alfie, as well as Brassed Off and House And Garden (for South Hill Park). He has also worked as an actor, touring the UK with Oddsocks Productions, Premiere Stage Productions and the Phoenix Theatre Company.

Adrian is also a director of CentreStage Partnership, a leading provider of experiential learning and behavioural coaching to organisations from the public and private sectors (www.cstage.co.uk). He lives in Bracknell with his wife and two young children, supporting and participating in community theatre when he can.